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Congress Street IPA - Trillium Brewing Company

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Congress Street IPACongress Street IPA

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

509 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 509
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.61%
Wants: 145
Gots: 61 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheAnk on 10-04-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

billab914, Oct 24, 2014
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PEIhop, Apr 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

atrocity, Oct 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Cynic-ale, Nov 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Rhettroactive, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.5%

chippo33, Mar 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

jrallen34, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of kscaldef
4/5  rDev -10.5%

Really liked this cold out of the fridge (4.5), but as it warms I enjoy it less. There seems to be something in the Trillium house character that I don't particularly care for, although I have a hard time putting my finger on it.

kscaldef, Nov 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

wethorseblanket, Sep 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.5%

LoveStout, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of Durge
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Less aroma and hop flavor than the pale but much more bitter. I find the pale to be tastier but this grows on you too!

Durge, Oct 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

BGsWo22, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of rudzud
4.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed at the Dive Bar.

A - Poured into a standard pint glass a wonderful slightly hazy hidden hue with s dense, creamy white one finger head that fades slowly to leave a creamy sudsy blanket.

S - Aromas of nice citrus and grapefruit rind, not much malts at all this is all aromatic hops.

T - Taste is very fun, almost a combo of floral hops and tangerine/Clementine citrus notes. Just delicious, great grapefruit notes, light light biscuit finish. This is primarily citrus oil, wonderful bitter finish that while not oppressive is still prominent. Very good.

M - Mouthfeel is just what I'd want from a higher ABV ipa, crisp and clean with enough carbonation that makes this jump off the tongue.

O - Overall this beer is freaking excellent. Very well executed. Exceptional.

rudzud, Oct 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Dicers, Jun 12, 2014
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3.43/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

From bottle. Pour is extremely murky, dark golden amber, tight white head. Nose hits you from a distance with a big hop punch. Nose is a bit messy, lots of sugars and malt that aren't really tight but a huge citrus punch blasts the nose. Taste is the same, malt is very sporadic and unrefined, doesn't get too sweet but you can tell this is big. Hops really drown out any other flavor, full citrus blast with a hint of tea and a fairly light bitterness for the hop punch. Well carbonated and semi dry finish. Interesting beer, straight up citrus hop heads dream.

cpetrone84, Jun 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

BMart, Oct 21, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev -1.6%

AlexFields, Sep 23, 2014
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4.58/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

A-Pours murky and milky. So much haze! The head is a mushroom cap of doughy and froth. The head is damn persistent as well. This looks like it'll be right in my wheelhouse, the murkier the better.

S-A liquified orgy of tropical hop aromatics. One of the most pineapple-stressed aromas I have sniffed. You name the exotic fruit, it's here. Then, behind that there is a healthy dose of herby/piney/earthy hops. A really satisfying, malty totem of sweet popover dough.

T- Trop-hop explosion again. It's all there, trust me.

M-Drinks with sinister ease. Great bitterness with purpose. Slight creamy feel. A bit resiny.

O/D-Another Trillium gem. I must say that the aroma is a tad bit more delectable than the flavor but either way, this is a show pony. Bring this beer back, Trillium! Very reminiscent of their Fort Point Pale Ale with a bit more brawn but a tad less finesse.

VelvetExtract, Oct 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

akang, Sep 05, 2014
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Whiskeydeez, Oct 27, 2014
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muskiesman, Nov 01, 2014
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williamjbauer, Oct 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

petermethot, Oct 26, 2014
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Kurmaraja, Sep 08, 2014
Congress Street IPA from Trillium Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 509 ratings.